Ethical Decision-Making Model Presentation Assignment
Choose a phenomenon, an experiment, or an issue from this week’s materials (online lectures or
additional readings) that interests you and engages your curiosity.
a) Describe and explain the phenomenon. Describe it thoroughly enough so that another person
who has not read the course materials could understand it.
- b) Explain why is it interesting to you.
- c) Describe some important research on this phenomenon (referencing the authors and year
of the study) and the logic underlying it.
- d) relate this phenomenon to something else you have read in the course and elaborate, OR d) explain a burning issue or follow up question that interests you and describe how you would design a study to further investigate this phenomenon.
Make sure to complete and clearly label each section (a, b, c, d) of your answer using the following label the template below: a) Describe b) Why Interesting? Research d Relate/Follow up.
Note: do not write out the entire question along
with your response as it will produce a high overlap score in Turnitin.
Journal Submission Template DEP 3115
Student Name: Semester:
b) Why Interesting?
d) Relate / Follow up:
Ethical Decision Making Model Presentation
An ethical decision-making model is a tool that can be used by professionals in psychology to help develop the ability to think through an ethical dilemma and arrive at a responsible and ethical decision. This assignment assesses your application of ethical decision-making by requiring critical thinking and analysis through your recommendations to an ethical dilemma. Read the following scenario: You work for a large corporation in human resources as a psychologist. In that capacity, it is your job to select and administer psychological tests that measure intelligence and cognitive ability as part of the employee selection process. The company has been hiring engineers and you notice that in the next group of prospects, many are recent immigrants from Pakistan, Korea, and India. You realize that the standardized tests you have been using do not seem to be culture-neutral and are biased toward native English speakers.
Develop a Microsoft PowerPoint® presentation to corporate managers with detailed speaker notes on the selection process of a culture-neutral assessment.
Address the following questions or objectives:
Should you use different tests that are less culture-bound?
How would you select assessments that are culture-neutral?
What criteria would you use? What, if any, ethical issues are involved?
How and why would using culturally biased tests be an ethical issue here?
What does the APA Ethics Code say about the importance of culture-neutral assessment?
Include examples of ways in which culture-biased assessments have been problematic.
How would you select tests that are culture-neutral?